Christine Stuart reports:
An upstate New York school district is the focus of an alarming assault complaint that says school officials pried open a student’s vagina and buttocks, and used a flashlight in a futile search for drugs.
“This is a first for Harrisville,” school nurse Kelly Avallone laughed, according to the complaint, during the vaginal examination.
Officials from the Harrisville Central School District have not returned requests for comment about the complaint, which the student filed anonymously on Dec. 8 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. The requests for comment were emailed Thursday after business hours.
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